Cretan graviera PDO matured 7m 300gr

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Cretan graviera PDO matured 7m 300gr The symbol of the Cretan Diet, Graviera, obtains a different “shade”. Cretan Graviera PDO Matured Kalogeraki arrives on our table after a seven month ripening. It is ideal for those who desire something different in taste. Graviera is the most popular cheese in Crete,...
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Cretan graviera PDO matured 7m 300gr

The symbol of the Cretan Diet, Graviera, obtains a different “shade”. Cretan Graviera PDO Matured Kalogeraki arrives on our table after a seven month ripening. It is ideal for those who desire something different in taste.

Graviera is the most popular cheese in Crete, and there are several reasons for its popularity.

Its excellent quality, the traditional method of preparation, its pure materials and its delightful taste, make it unique and secure for it a place in the table of every family in Crete.

The flagship of the traditional Cretan nutrition carries with it a history of many centuries, and with respect to its history it is that we produce it in our modern facilities.

The Cretan Graviera is a yellow, hard, table cheese with asymmetric holes throughout its tasteful body, and a natural crust. It has a uniquely delightful semi sweet and salty taste that inspires a feeling of euphoria and well-being with every bite.

Cretan Graviera can be part of your salad, make your toast a real delicacy, or bring a note of tradition to the side of any meal.

Hard cheese from pasteurized Cretan sheep and goat milk.

It is considered to be an excellent table cheese, with a pleasant taste and a rich aroma

Hard cheese made exclusively from Cretan sheep and goat milk.

Goat and sheep milk country of origin: Greece. It is considered to be an excellent table cheese, with a pleasant sweet taste and a rich aroma.


Ingredients

The milk comes exclusively from the areas of the prefectures of Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion and Lassithi, from breeds of sheep and goats traditionally bred and adapted to the area of ​​preparation of this cheese, and their diet is based on the flora of this area. It comes from milking, which takes place at least 10 days after birth. It is of good quality, complete and pasteurized. In case of using goat's milk, this does not exceed 20% by weight.

Pasteurized SHEEP milk min 80%, Pasteurized GOAT milk max 20%, lactic acid culture, rennet, salt.


Packaging

Pieces of 300g

Quality

Hard cheese of excellent quality.

Labelling on the package

a)"Graviera Kritis PDO Matured", b) Protected designation of origin (PDO), c) Cheese, d) Name and registered office of the company, e) The weight of the contents, f) The date of production, g) Controls ( 1. the letters GR - KP, 2. serial number of the packaging means, 3. Date of production) According to IAS, Chapter IX, Article 83, Section D 1c, Article 5. Other label elements in accordance with ER 1169/2011

Maturation

Min 7 months in a room with temperature of 14 - 18 °C and relative humidity 85 - 90%

Life expectancy

Best before 8 months after the packaging date


Nutrition declaration per 100g

  • Energy/Calories: 1669kJ/402kcal
  • Fat: 31.7g
  • Saturated: 21g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.9g
  • Sugar: 0.4g
  • Proteins: 26.4g
  • Salt: 1.8g



Maintenance conditions

Storage conditions: 2 - 6°C (±1°C)

Humidity: 75 – 85% (±8%)



Organoleptic properties

Consistency: Hard cheese with a solid elastic mass in which there are usually dispersed propionic fermentation holes.

Shape: cylindrical.

Dimensions: many.

Weights: many

Skin: Coherence: Tough.

Appearance: Dry brownies with microbial growth. Mass of cheese:

Texture: Hard.

Colour: White-yellow

Other features: Tasty cheese with a pleasant, subtle flavour and excellent aroma.

Absence of: swelling, rotting, tingling, bitterness, surface ruptures, abnormal (sandy), eutrophication.


Physico-chemical properties

  • Fat in dry matter: 40%
  • Max moisture: 38%
  • Max Salt: 2%
  • Dioxins: <2,5pg/g of fat
  • PCBs: <5,5pg/g of fat
  • Pb: <0.02mg/g
  • Aflatoxins: <0.05mg/kg

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